Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

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Seniors compete at Sports Day in Portsmouth

Portsmouth's Senior Station recently held a Sports and Health Day at the city park. The event featured games, competitions, lunch, give-a-ways, screenings and health information for residents age 55 and above.

Chris Hobbs, left, Senior Station employee, with Tommie Miller, Public Health Nurse for the State of Virginia.

Sports Day participants Lee Dove and Margie Connor, front, chatted with Yvoria Moring of the Portsmouth Task Force on Aging.

Recreation Supervisor Michelle Eady, left, and Chenequa Avelina, Sales Rep with event sponsor Humana Marketplace, prepared the grill.

From left: Norline Sanders, Senior Station employee Porlicia Brown and Ginny Burgess discussed the next event.

Parks and Recreation employees Byron Joyce and H. Patrick Cason assisted during the event.

Portsmouth resident Donald Reed participates every year.

Recreation Program Specialist Kim Wilson and Recreation Supervisor Tony Colden officiated the games.

Paul Caviness won the Gold in the 1500-meter walk for ages 82 and above.

Gloria Connor proudly displayed two of her winning ribbons.

Palmer Sweet, winner in three categories, travels from North Garden, Virginia, with his wife, Judy, every year for the event.